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02 Jun 2014 · by Charlotte Lilley
Next up in our series of BoxWorks speaker spotlights: Bob Hughes, chief information officer of McLarens. Bob is responsible for creating and executing on a global technology strategy that allows McLarens to maintain its reputation for quality worldwide, and he has led the transition to a number of...
22 Dec 2013 · by Grant Shirk
Happy December everyone! It's clearly the season for bold predictions and optimistic visions for the future. For our part, we're talking with customers about planning for their next phase of Enterprise Transformation, and how this year we may have reached "Peak Legacy IT." However, I think there's...
19 Dec 2013 · by Ashley Mayer
Editor's Note: this is a guest post by Peter Argondizzo. Peter is the founder of Argo Translation, a Chicago-based Translation agency providing specialized language translation services for industries ranging from healthcare to financial and everything in between. His is the second in a series of...
17 Dec 2013 · by Ashley Mayer
Editor's Note: This is a guest post by Chad E. Burton. Chad is the founding attorney of Burton Law, a virtual law firm based in Ohio and North Carolina. Chad's practice focuses on two primary areas: Business Law and Dispute Resolution. Chad's is the first in a series of posts sharing predictions...
14 Aug 2013 · by Justin Somaini
In my experience as a CISO at two Fortune 500 companies and now a Chief Trust Officer at Box, I've observed a dramatic shift in the security landscape and initiated development of a new security model. My reason for writing this post is to get your thoughts on some of these ideas and engage you in...
17 Oct 2012 · by Julie O'Brien
Last week at BoxWorks, we had a number of the industry’s leading legal CIOs join us for a discussion about the opportunity for secure content collaboration in law firms. As one CIO noted, “Law firms are hyper collaborative, but we need to balance that collaboration with governance and compliance.”...
02 Oct 2012
Recently, Thor Olvasrud from CIO.com sat down for an enlightening Q&A with the CIO of Electronic Arts, Mark Tonnesen, who's been using Box to improve collaboration across EA's global network of employees. In this interview, he reveals his thoughts about the consumerization of IT, cloud tech,...
26 Sep 2012 · by Jade McQueen
Last week I met with more than a dozen CIOs and IT leaders at the CME CIO industry summit in Scottsdale, Arizona, where we discussed the challenges and changes of IT in the media and entertainment (M&E) industry. Long gone are the days where a CIO’s role focused solely on operations and...
13 Sep 2012 · by Julie O'Brien
Last week I met with Box’s Enterprise GM, Whitney Bouck (@whitneybouck) and dozens of leading retailers at the CDM CIO Retail Summit in Phoenix. If you haven’t been to a CDM Media Summit, definitely put it on your list of great events to check out  – you’ll learning a whole lot about industry...
02 Aug 2012 · by Joely Urton
We’re constantly working with analysts and customers to better understand how enterprises are benefitting from its investment in Box. Our goal was simple: Use customer data to quantify the value of Box versus traditional solutions like email, file servers and network drives for collaboration. We...
23 May 2012 · by Andy Kiang
While we have a ton of love for Box users, admins will always hold a special place in our hearts. That’s why we’re always focused on building powerful tools that make it really easy for IT folks to manage and secure their Box deployment. We’ve listened to our customers, and are excited to announce...
13 Sep 2011
We'd like to congratulate one of our customers, Six Flags, for recently earning a spot in the InformationWeek500. The awards honor the country's most innovative users of information tech by looking at a company's overall strategy, investments and business practices. This is definitely an award that...
24 May 2011
Corporate environments specializes in architectural products for company workplaces, so it's not unusual for employees to travel to job sites or work with external teams to finish projects. The team didn't have a centralized repository for important content, so employees were sending one "master...
05 May 2011
If you're heading out to Las Vegas next week for EMC World 2011, the Box team wants to see you! In addition to our usual booth, we'll have a few fun giveaways (iPads, Nano watches and more) and a party at Tao on Monday night. On Tuesday, May 10th, our very own Aaron Levie will be on stage to talk...
09 Feb 2011
Eveo, a leading digital marketing company, needed a new way to share files with clients. They were stuck using FTP, which required Eveo's employees to share a single login and password with lots of people outside the company walls - this scenario raised security concerns with Eveo's IT department...
30 Nov 2010
If you've read TechCrunch or Forbes in the last month, you know that Box CEO Aaron Levie (and the rest of the Box crew) is on a mission to make enterprise software more simple, open and social. We'd like to invite you to an upcoming GigaOM webinar that will dive further into the transformation...
13 Jan 2010 · by Sean Rose
A few days ago, our friends at TechCrunch ran a post I wrote titled "The Coming Tornado: Cloud in the Enterprise." In it, I explain why cloud-based services will tip for large businesses over the next two years, unleashing a "tornado" of change in enterprise IT. Maturing platforms, increasingly web...